Diamond Foods to Report Third Quarter 2013 Financial Results on June 10

Diamond Foods to Report Third Quarter 2013 Financial Results on June 10

SAN FRANCISCO, May 2, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc.
(Nasdaq:DMND) today announced that it will release financial results for the
third quarter ended April 30, 2013 of fiscal year 2013 on June 10, 2013, after
the markets close. Following the release, the Company will host a conference
call and webcast for investors beginning at 2:00 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time to
discuss financial results and current corporate developments.

To participate in the call via telephone dial (888) 765-5568 from the
U.S./Canada or (913) 981-5530 elsewhere and enter the participant pass code of
202-2171. To listen to the call over the internet, visit the Company's website
at http://www.diamondfoods.comand select "Investor Relations."

Archived audio replays of the call will be available on the Company's website
and via telephone. The latter will begin approximately two hours after the
call's conclusion and remain available through 6:00pm Pacific Daylight Time
June 19, 2013. It can be accessed by dialing (888) 203-1112 from the
U.S./Canada or (719) 457-0820 elsewhere. Both phone numbers require the
participant pass code 202-2171.

About Diamond

Diamond Foods is an innovative packaged food company focused on building and
energizing brands including Kettle® Chips, Emerald® snack nuts, Pop Secret®
popcorn, and Diamond of California® nuts. Diamond's products are distributed
in a wide range of stores where snacks and culinary nuts are sold. For more
information visit our corporate web site: www.diamondfoods.com.

CONTACT: Investors:
         Diamond Foods
         Linda Segre
         SVP, Corporate Strategy
         (415) 230-7952
         lsegre@diamondfoods.com
        
         Media:
         Sard Verbinnen & Co
         Lucy Neugart/Stacy Roughan
         (415) 618-8750/(310) 201-2040
         lneugart@sardverb.com
         sroughan@sardverb.com

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